Sheila Mae Fryar Welch passed from this earth March 28, 2012, after an extended stay at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo, Texas.
Sheila was born Jan. 1, 1948, to W.C. and Edith Fryar. She was baptized at the Prairie View Baptist Church in the summer of 1956. She graduated from Sands High School in 1967. While attending Howard Payne University, she met and married Edward Allen Welch on June 3, 1978.
Sheila was a member of the North Birdwell Lane United Methodist Church and the Beauceant Assembly #211, serving as president in 2011.
Sheila was preceded in death by her parents, W.C. and Edith Fryar; and her husband, Allen Welch.
She is survived by a brother, Jim Fryar and wife Connie of Ballinger; two nephews, Matt Fryar and wife Erin and Mark Fryar and wife Makenzie; two grand-nephews, Rylan Fryar and Harrison Mack Fryar; and two grand-nieces, Harper Fryar and Taylor Rae Fryar.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring, Texas. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring.
The family suggests memorials be made to North Birdwell Lane United Methodist Church, 2702 North Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas 79720; or to the Methodist Children's Home, 1111 Herring Ave., Waco, Texas 76708.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com